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Istanbul airport: A scene of gunfire, bombs and sirens

Istanbul airport: A scene of gunfire, bombs and sirens

A terrorist attack at Turkey’s Istanbul Ataturk airport began with gunfire followed by explosions and the wail of ambulance sirens.

When it was over, at least 41 people were dead, more than 230 were wounded and hundreds of travelers and people waiting for them were reeling from the aftermath. Turkish officials said the dead included 13 foreigners.

The attack began when at least one attacker opened fire with a Kalashnikov rifle, Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag told Turkey’s Hurriyet Daily News.

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